TRAVEL: Can’t Do Europe? Head to the Southwest

TRAVEL: Can’t Do Europe? Head to the Southwest

(Monument Valley is otherworldly) By Jeff Maisey Count me as one of the many Americans flabbergasted by the restrictions put in place for international travel. Fully vaccinated and with one booster injected, I find the latest developments requiring being tested a day...
TRAVEL & DRINK: Sixteen Days in Belgium 

TRAVEL & DRINK: Sixteen Days in Belgium 

(Wife and husband beer writers Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones at Cafe Den Obelix in Hall, Belgium. Photo by Kate Keese.) By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones When you’re sitting there in your silk upholstered chair and thinking about your next beer-focused “Vayca,”...
TRAVEL: Non-Stop Hong Kong

TRAVEL: Non-Stop Hong Kong

By Marisa Marsey Hong Kong has long captured my imagination with its split Sino-Brit personality; complex, opium-clouded history; and contemporary cosmopolitanism. So when Cathay Pacific launched a non-stop flight from Dulles recently, I realized that a four-day...
TRAVEL: 5 Days in Iceland, The Land of the Gods

TRAVEL: 5 Days in Iceland, The Land of the Gods

(Skogafoss is an unforgettable sight along southern Iceland) By Jeff Maisey Iceland — the land of fire and ice. Iceland — the European island nation in the north Atlantic adorn with majestic waterfalls, dramatic mountainous coastlines punctuated with otherworldly rock...
TRAVEL: Touring the Land of Pilsners

TRAVEL: Touring the Land of Pilsners

Words & Photos by Chris Jones & Diane Catanzaro Pop quiz: what is most widely consumed beer style on Planet Earth? Hints: It was originally brewed in what is now the Czech Republic, when that land was part of the German-speaking Austrian empire, however the...